Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This guest speaker series is designed to foster conversations about what diversity, equity, and inclusion mean in our local community and context. We will hear from different leaders in the Greater Austin area who are in this work.
Our first guest is Pamela Benson Owens.
Pamela Benson Owens is the President and CEO of Edge of Your Seat Consulting, Inc and is currently serving as the CEO of Six Square. For 25+ years Pam has owned Edge of Your Seat Consulting, a unique consulting firm that is dedicated to assisting for-profit, nonprofit, and faith-based entities. The major focus of Edge of Your Seat Consulting, Inc., is to provide methodologies that help manage perceptions and narratives about complex and challenging issues with courage and strategic passion.
She serves on the faculty of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence at Austin Community College and enjoys helping fundraising professionals in understanding not only the fundamentals of fundraising but also donor motivations. Pam leverages humor and honest storytelling to create memorable and applicable strategies for sustainable and substantive change.
She is a proud Texas A&M Aggie where she earned a degree in Journalism and a certification in Diversity Education, and completed her graduate work at St. Edward’s University with a Masters in Human Services with a concentration in Conflict Resolution/Mediation. Pam has also completed coursework at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and currently serves as a DEI consultant for the Rio Texas Conference of the Methodist Church. She resides in Austin with her spouse, Arlyn, and two kids, Preston and Allyson.